Licensed Overseas Builders & Distributors
Access Sailing Systems has developed a close business association and friendship with several quality overseas companies. We are extremely fortunate to be associated with:
United Kingdom & Ireland
In 1997 Steve Sawford Marine began building Access sailcraft to supply the market in United Kingdom and Ireland. Steve is assisted by his parents, Ron and Jackie. SSM has built approximately 200 Access Dinghies.
Office: Lime Grove, 1 Main Street, Loddington, Northants NN14 1LA
Workshop: Unit 2, Glebe Farm, Nr Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northants, NN14 4AN
Phone: 01536 330477
Mobile: 078559 72268
Website: www.sailingforall.com and www.speedysports.co.uk
France, Belgium & Switzerland
Sails'n Motion is part of Spokes N Motion, operated by Sandrine Duffaud & Paul Speight in Toulouse in south-western France. Actively involved in a variety of summer and winter sports, they are committed to making sailing simple and fun, and the inclusion of people of all ages and abilities within the mainstream sport a high priority.
Sandrine Duffaud & Paul Speight
Spokes N Motion Europe
Parc technologique du Canal
10 avenue de l'Europe
31520 Ramonville St-Agne
Phone: +33(0)5 34 32 02 90
Fax: +33(0)5 67 69 90 51
Mobile: +33(0)6 37 77 46 57
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.sailsnmotion.fr
Netherlands & Belgium (Dutch)
U-Sail is a recently established importer and distributor of marine products, principally yacht accessories. The Access range is the company's first line of boats.
Akko van der Veen
Tel: +31-646004363Fax: +31-848712304
Germany, Austria & Denmark
Far East Optimist is operated by Michael Honsel and distributes Optimist and 420 Dinghies in additional to a range of other sailing products.
Far East Boats
Christiane Boysen GmbH
RS Veleros is operated by Toni Castells in Barcelona. The company has a clear purpose to facilitate the maximum number of people enjoying sailing in the best possible way. RS Veleros are proud to have charge of the importing and distribution of Access Dinghies for Spain. Says Toni, "The Access sailboat characteristics of unique design put the sailing within reach of the entire world, providing good fun of the simple, safest form. Whatever the sailor's age, ability, or wherever they sail, among these boats there is the ideal model".
Closa del Llop, 4 Apdo. 140
Tel +34 972774184Fax +34 972776653
Toni Castells +34 639313138Javier Casas +34 608278671Email: email@example.com
Italy & Slovenia
UpSail is a new company dedicated to facilitating sailing activities for anyone, regardless of ability. The company is operated by Erwin (Eddie) Linthout and is located in Verona (North East of Italy), close to Lake Garda. The importing and delivery of Access Sailing sailboats and products represent the main activity for UpSail. Eddie is also a co-founder and active member of the non-profit Italian association named Eos - Michele Dusi, established on Lake Garda 8 years ago, with the aim of bringing people with a disability to sailing and with activities ranging from rehabilitation to competition and regattas.
Via Anzani, 5
Tel. +39 346 8611529
Charles Lindley has been involved with the marine industry in Portugal for many years and has been one of the key volunteers at the Sailability program in Cascais. His company, MICAL, has been appointed the Access Sailing distributor for Portugal in 2010.
MICAL - Mecânica Industrial de Cascais, Lda.
Estrada de Manique Nº 1896, Alcoitão,
Tel: +35 2 1469 2299Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim and Wendy Dempsey of The Agency Limited have been the authorised Access Agents in NZ since 2009. Managing Director Tim Dempsey is a keen sailor and is currently on track to represent NZ in the Access SKUD 18 at the 2012 Paralympics. He has taken a lead role in developing the Access Class in NZ and in 2009 he founded the Kiwi Cup, New Zealand’s premier Access sailing regatta. Tim has an extensive knowledge of all Access boats and equipment. With his fundraising background and development work with Sailability programmes he can also offer helpful advice to groups wanting to fund/set up new or existing Access sailing programs. Tim and Wendy’s two young boys complete this family business.
Tim & Wendy Dempsey
The Agency Ltd
28a Spinnaker Drive
Te Atatu Peninsula
WAITAKERE (AUCKLAND) 0610
Australasia, Asia & the rest of the world
Access Sailing Systems Pty Ltd
9/4 Cumberland Avenue
SOUTH NOWRA NSW 2541
(Postal: PO Box 5048 NOWRA DC NSW 2541)
Telephone: (Australia): 02 4403 0595
Telephone: (International): +61 2 4403 0595
Facsimile: (Australia): 02 4403 0598
Facsimile: (International): +61 2 4403 0598